Road traffic injuries in developing countries: a comprehensive review of epidemiological studies
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults worldwide. Nearly three‐quarters of road deaths occur in developing countries and men comprise a mean 80% of casualties. This review summarizes studies on the epidemiology of motor vehicle accidents in developing countries and examines the evidence for association with alcohol.
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Document Type: Original Article
Faculty of Health Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya,
International Health Division, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK,
Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
Publication date: 1997-05-01